Category Archive: Common-Core

Oct 06 2014

Common Core Bypasses Common Sense

Guest Post by Mark Etterling Common Core can best be described as the common problem.  What I’ve found as I discuss this issue with folks across the political spectrum is that what we are dealing with is something that strangely enough doesn’t even appear to be a partisan issue.  Ironically, I’ve talked with just as …

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Dec 26 2013

Generational Theft and Unlimited Government – We’re Doing it For the Children

2013 will be remembered as a time of rapid political transformation in the United States as a second term administration implements their progressive wish list.   Americans are trying to comprehend a government that has replaced free enterprise and individual sovereignty with European-style socialism/progressivism and all its glorious attributes – income redistribution, massive federal debt …

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Sep 25 2013

Protecting the Voices of Freedom

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A parent recently dared to stand and question a local school district panel explaining/promoting, “Common Core” standards in Baltimore County, MD.  If you watch the video, it is clear this man was physically removed and arrested for attempting to ask a question of the officials about implementation of common core in his school district.  The …

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Jul 11 2013

Repeal Common Core

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Ohio Representative Andy Thompson has a Common Core repeal bill ready to introduce in the Ohio House.  Educational decisions should be made locally – Parents, Students, Teachers & LOCAL Schools Boards.  Thompson’s bill mandates Ohio Board of Education shall maintain standards but shall not cede authority to any entity. Read the bill here. There are …

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May 28 2013

Common Core Textbooks-Agenda Revealed

Ohioans Against Common Core, May 28, 2013 Common Core aligned textbooks will be hitting classrooms this fall and the videos below give you a disturbing taste of the overt subversion of parental authority and statist indoctrination…and it begins the first day of 1st Grade. Keep in mind, this is what the Columbus gang is trying to …

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May 21 2013

Why we need a moratorium on the high stakes of testing

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Excerpt from The Washington Post By Jeff Bryant By now it’s become clear to anyone willing to pay attention that our nation’s obsession over education standards and testing has gotten out of hand. Ratcheting education standards ever higher at the same time we cut supports that schools and students need to reach those standards never made any …

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